Company
Industry
Date
Type
Status
RoboKind
Educational Robotics
06/2016
Growth Capital
Active
RoboKind

RoboKind is a software as a service (SaaS) educational robotics firm. The company currently provides ten years of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction as well as a complete, proprietary curriculum to teach social skills to children with autism. Both the STEM and the social skills instruction are delivered through Milo, the company's lifelike robot. TPEG invested $5 million in RoboKind to fund the company's growth.

www.RoboKindRobots.com

Grand Prairie Landfill Gas Production
Green Energy
08/2013
Control Equity
Active
Grand Prairie Landfill Gas Production

TPEG partnered with EQM Technologies & Energy, Inc. and its subsidiary, Vertterre Corporation, to develop, construct, and operate a power plant generating electricity from methane gas in Grand Prairie, Texas. TPEG provided $3.2m of preferred equity.

Lucidity Consulting Group
IT Services
01/2010
Growth Capital
Exited
Lucidity Consulting Group

Lucidity provided IT services to companies running or implementing Oracle software. TPEG made a $2.5m investment in senior subordinated notes to fund Lucidity’s growth. The company was bought by a larger firm in 2015. TPEG investors received current interest payments for the life of the investment, a full return of their invested capital, and payment for warrants that were attached to their subordinated notes.

Utopia Global
IT Services/Software
01/2015
Growth Capital
Active
Utopia Global

Utopia provides data management and governance solutions, primarily for SAP clients, and operates worldwide. TPEG invested $5m to fund research and development of Utopia's new software product, MDG for EAMTM, which is one of only 26 third-party software products sold directly by SAP.

www.UtopiaInc.com

Bar Vista Homes
Manufacturing
02/2009
Growth Capital
Exited
Bar Vista Homes

TPEG provided $1.6m of subordinated debt financing to fund growth. Bar Vista manufactures commercial multifamily buildings and single-family homes in a 100,000 square foot facility. Bar Vista repaid the subordinated debt in March of 2010.

Mac 5 Energy
Oil & Gas Production
04/2016
Control Equity
Active
Mac 5 Energy

Mac 5 Energy is an oil and gas producer operating in the Texas Panhandle. Mac 5 acquires energy-producing assets with the goal of increasing production. TPEG has provided in excess of $5 million in equity and mezzanine capital to fund the company's growth.

Wayne Trademark
Printing & Packaging
01/2008
Control Equity
Active
Wayne Trademark

TPEG led the $8.4m purchase of Wayne Trademark, a printing and packaging firm based in Honduras. Wayne specializes in producing high quality labels and tags for clothing companies.

www.WayneTrademarkHN.com

Fish City Grill
Restaurant
08/2005
Growth Capital
Exited
Fish City Grill

TPEG invested $850,000 to develop five Fish City Grill restaurants. These restaurants have all been sold.

RBN Roofing
Roofing
09/2010
Control Equity
Active
RBN Roofing

RBN Roofing installs and repairs all types of commercial and residential roofs. TPEG purchased the company, then based in Midland, Texas, for $3.7 million. TPEG has invested an additional $2 million to enter the Dallas/Fort Worth market, move the headquarters there, and grow the business.

www.RBNRoofing.com

www.RoofsByNicholas.com

Brightergy
Solar Installation
12/2011
Growth Capital
Active
Brightergy

TPEG made a growth capital investment of $1.5m in Brightergy in 2011 and provided another $1m of preferred equity in 2012.

Freedom Powersports
Vehicle Dealership
02/2013
Control Equity
Active
Freedom Powersports

TPEG purchased two powersports dealerships in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and has grown the company to 14 dealerships in the Dallas/Fort Worth and greater Atlanta areas. Freedom sells motorcycles, boats, and other recreational vehicles, service, parts, and accessories. Four rounds of TPEG funding have provided $9.73 million of equity capital for Freedom’s acquisition and growth, and Freedom is now the second largest powersports group in the country.

www.FreedomPowersportsTX.com

Freedom Powersports Case Study